Skip advert
Advertisement

The ABC of GTI - specifications

 VW Golf GTI DSG 3drVW Golf GTI MkI
On the road price/total as tested£23,715/£27,790£3,372 (1976)/N/A
Residual value (after 3yrs/30k miles)TBCN/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,043/£2,087N/A
Insurance group/VED band/costTBC/H/£175N/A
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£225 (3y, 30k fixed)N/A
Length/wheelbase4,213/2,578mm3,815/2,400mm
Height/width1,501/1,786mm1,394/1,628mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,998cc4cyl in-line/1,588cc
Peak power 207/5,300 bhp/rpm110/6,100 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 280/1,700 Nm/rpm140/5,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6spd DSG/fwd5spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/sealant45 litres/full size
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 295/1,060 litresN/A
Kerbweight/payload1,085/545kg810kg/N/A
Turning circle10.9 metresN/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yrN/A
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/223N/A/223
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos17/2317/23
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./safety97/84/61/71N/A
Euro NCAP star ratingFive starsN/A
0-60mph (official) 6.9 seconds9.1 seconds
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 148mph/2,000rpm113mph/3,500rpm
Wheel rim size 17-inch13-inch
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 28.2/47.9/38.2mpg26.9/38.2/29.7mpg+
CO2 emissions/tax bracket173g/km/22%N/A
Air-con/60:40 split fold seatsYes/yesNo/no
Airbags/Isofix/electric windowsSeven/yes/yesNo/no/no
Alloy wheels/cruise controlYes*/yesNo/no
Auto gearbox/stability controlDSG/yesNo/no
Sat-nav/CD player/Aux inYes/yes/yesNo/no/no
* 18-inch wheels £415. + Figures for urban cycle/constant 56mph/constant 75mph.
Skip advert
Advertisement
Skip advert
Advertisement

Most Popular

Mercedes says ‘no thank you’ to EQ: EV brand to be axed
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 - EQS badge
News

Mercedes says ‘no thank you’ to EQ: EV brand to be axed

Mercedes will roll back EQ branding for its electric cars as the first generation of EV models reaches the end of its lifecycle.
15 May 2024
Ooh la la: new DS flagship to get inspiration from world’s coolest car
DS flagship - exclusive image
News

Ooh la la: new DS flagship to get inspiration from world’s coolest car

The iconic Citroen DS was voted the world’s coolest car by our readers and now DS is aiming for the same success with its new premium flagship
15 May 2024
Ultra-exclusive Morgan Midsummer speedster is a hot ticket for the hot weather
Morgan Midsummer - front
News

Ultra-exclusive Morgan Midsummer speedster is a hot ticket for the hot weather

Morgan has teamed up with Pininfarina to create the Midsummer, just 50 examples of which will be built – and they’re all sold
16 May 2024